We’ve written plenty about Kelvin Sampson and the donation drive he started at the University of Houston.
With the school finally back open and mail able to reach the university, the boxes full of donations are now pouring in. According to the school, they have already received more than 400 boxes of clothes, shoes, diapers and other necessities for the people left with nothing after the flooding in Houston following Harvey. More than 1,300 people or organizations have pledged to donate, and that is only based off of those that mentioned Houston or Coach Sampson when they tweeted about it.
The true number could end up being double that amount.
The school posted some pictures on Facebook of the shipments they’ve already received. With the now-$27 million that JJ Watt has raised as well, it’s been pretty powerful to see how the sports world has responded to help those in need after one of the worst hurricane disasters in U.S. history: